Learn how to navigate the SOLIDWORKS interface, create sketches, set up parametric relationships, and create 3D models. Explore the basics of creating assemblies and generating 2D production drawings.

About this Course


2h 39m

Course Overview:

This course provides a basic overview of SOLIDWORKS features and functionality.

The course covers the following topics:

Section 1 – Overview

  • About this Course
  • What is SOLIDWORKS?
  • Interface Tour
  • View Manipulation

Section 2 – Introduction to Sketching

  • Starting a Part
  • Starting a Sketch
  • Sketch Tools
  • Geometric Relations
  • Dimensions
  • Extrude Feature
  • Sketching on Faces
  • Editing Geometry

Section 3 – Features and Part Design

  • Design Intent
  • Creating the Base Feature
  • Creating the Tab Profile
  • Dimensioning the Tab Sketch
  • Creating the Tab Feature
  • Extruded Cut Feature
  • Mirror Feature
  • Hole Wizard
  • Fillets

Section 4 – Revolve and Pattern

  • Creating the Wheel Profile
  • Revolving the Wheel
  • Circular Pattern

Section 5 – Assembly Design

  • Assembly Overview
  • Starting an Assembly
  • Inserting Additional Components
  • Move Components
  • Mating the Wheel
  • Mating the Pin
  • Toolbox
  • Exploded View
  • Working with Sub-Assemblies

Section 6 – Drawings

  • Drawings Overview
  • Starting a New Drawing
  • Model View and their Properties
  • Projected Views
  • Model Items
  • Dimensions
  • Associativity
  • Annotations
  • Detail View
  • Section View
  • Assembly Drawing
  • Bill of Materials
  • Balloons

Upcoming sessions

Location: Online
Date: Available to start anytime

How Does it Work?


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